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Recombinetics Announces Collaboration with Mayo Clinic to Develop the First-Ever Swine Models of Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Recombinetics today announced a collaborative research project with Mayo Clinic to advance Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) research by developing the first-ever swine models of OI. These models will help preclinical researchers better understand disease etiology and progression and provide a reliable preclinical model for establishing the safety and efficacy of new [...]
Company Statement & FAQs on Plasmid Insertion Found in First Gene-Edited Bull
Recombinetics, Inc. has recently been the focus of a series of media stories highlighting the discovery by the FDA of a plasmid insertion in one of the founding lines of its gene-edited, polled (hornless), cattle generated during a pilot study published in Nature Biotechnology (Carlson et al, 2016). The company did [...]
Recombinetics Awarded National Institutes of Health Funding to Develop Genetically Engineered Swine Model of Glioblastoma, the Deadliest Type of Brain Tumor
In honor of Glioblastoma Awareness Day (#GBMDay), Recombinetics today announced it has received a grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to fund the development of a novel genetically engineered swine model of glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive malignant primary brain [...]
The Alliance to End Surgical Castration of Swine Announces Precision Breeding Successes
Multiple healthy litters of naturally castrated piglets developed through precision breeding Male piglets are routinely castrated to improve the quality of meat for consumers by eliminating boar taint, an unpleasant odor, and unsavory taste. This practice is an animal well-being concern and is being banned in the European Union. In [...]
Acceligen and Kheiron-Biotech Announce Joint Projects Focused on Precision Breeding
Project Aims to Introduce New Commercial Traits in Cattle Derived from Elite Genetic Lines Acceligen, a Recombinetics company, and Kheiron-Biotech, a Proinvesa Group company, are teaming up on a series of projects in Argentina that intends to produce multiple animal product lines to solve existing concerns in the cattle industries. [...]